Top 10 Best Public Schools in Nebraska (2022)

The top ranked public schools in Nebraska state are listed below (2022).
A school's overall testing rank is based on a it's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. The average percentage of students achieving math proficiency in Nebraska is 52%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 52%.
The top ranked public schools in Nebraska are Columbian Elementary School, Hitchcock Elementary School and Fire Ridge Elementary School. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public schools are Elkhorn, Bennington and Kearney.

Top Ranked Public Schools in Nebraska (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Columbian Elementary School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-6
330 S 127th St
Omaha, NE 68154
(402) 697-1433
Rank: #22.
Hitchcock Elementary School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
5809 S 104th St
Omaha, NE 68127
(402) 715-2255
Rank: #33.
Fire Ridge Elementary School
Math: 88% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 88% (Top 1%)
Reading: 87% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
19660 Farnam St
Elkhorn, NE 68022
(402) 289-0735
Rank: #44.
West Bay Elementary School
Math: 87% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 87% (Top 1%)
Reading: 87% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
3220 S 188th Ave
Omaha, NE 68130
(402) 289-9045
Rank: #55.
Spring Ridge Elementary School
Math: 90% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90% (Top 1%)
Reading: 86% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
17830 Shadow Ridge Dr
Omaha, NE 68130
(402) 637-0204
Rank: #66.
Elkhorn Valley View Middle School
Math: 88% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 88% (Top 1%)
Reading: 86% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
1313 S 208th St
Elkhorn, NE 68022
(402) 289-0362
Rank: #77.
Manchester Elementary School
Math: 85% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 85% (Top 5%)
Reading: 87% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
2750 N Hws Cleveland Blvd
Omaha, NE 68116
(402) 289-2590
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Pender Elementary School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-6
609 Whitney St
Pender, NE 68047
(402) 385-3244
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Sagewood Elementary School
Math: 87% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 87% (Top 1%)
Reading: 86% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
4910 N 177th St
Omaha, NE 68116
(402) 289-9078
Rank: #1010.
Newman Grove Elementary School
Math: 80-89% | Reading: ≥90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: ≥90% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-6
703 Hale Ave
Newman Grove, NE 68758
(402) 447-6051
Rank: #1111.
West Dodge Station Elementary School
Math: 85% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 85% (Top 5%)
Reading: 86% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
18480 California St
Elkhorn, NE 68022
(402) 289-2773
Rank: #1212.
Elkhorn South High School
Math: 85% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 85% (Top 5%)
Reading: 85% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
20303 Blue Sage Parkway
Omaha, NE 68130
(402) 289-0616
Rank: #1313.
Elkhorn Ridge Middle School
Math: 86% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 86% (Top 5%)
Reading: 82% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
17880 Marcy St
Omaha, NE 68118
(402) 334-9302
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Skyline Elementary School
Math: 84% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 84% (Top 5%)
Reading: 87% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
400 S 210th St
Elkhorn, NE 68022
(402) 289-3433
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Upchurch Elementary School
Math: 85% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 85% (Top 5%)
Reading: 83% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
8686 S 165th St
Omaha, NE 68136
(402) 715-7150
Rank: #1616.
Lincoln Elementary School
Math: 80-89% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 80-89% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-4
310 S 3rd St
Norfolk, NE 68702
(402) 644-2550
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Aldrich Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 81% (Top 5%)
Reading: 88% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
506 N 162 Ave
Omaha, NE 68118
(402) 715-2020
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Grace Abbott Elementary School
Math: 85% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 85% (Top 5%)
Reading: 81% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
1313 N 156th
Omaha, NE 68118
(402) 715-2900
Rank: #1919.
Elkhorn Grandview Middle School
Math: 86% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
Math: 86% (Top 5%)
Reading: 79% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
17801 Grand Avenue
Omaha, NE 68116
(402) 289-9399
Rank: #2020.
Hillrise Elementary School
Math: 84% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 84% (Top 5%)
Reading: 82% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
20110 Hopper St
Elkhorn, NE 68022
(402) 289-2602
Rank: #2121.
Standing Bear Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 81% (Top 5%)
Reading: 81% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-4
15860 Taylor Street
Omaha, NE 68116
(402) 827-4362
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
Adams Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80% (Top 5%)
Reading: 81% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
7401 Jacobs Creek Drive
Lincoln, NE 68512
(402) 436-1121
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
Kloefkorn Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80% (Top 5%)
Reading: 81% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
6601 Glass Ridge Drive
Lincoln, NE 68526
(402) 436-1148
Rank: #2424.
Carl A Swanson Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-6
8601 Harney Street
Omaha, NE 68114
(402) 390-6485
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Meadowlark Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
1010 E 53rd St
Kearney, NE 68847
(308) 698-8210
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Wysong Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
7901 Blanchard Boulevard
Lincoln, NE 68516
(402) 436-1185
Rank: #2727.
Riverside Elementary - Spalding
Math: ≥80% | Reading: ≥80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: ≥80% (Top 5%)
Reading: ≥80% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
124 S Ash
Spalding, NE 68665
(308) 497-2431
Rank: #2828.
Elkhorn High School
Math: 77% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 77% (Top 5%)
Reading: 81% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
1401 Veterans Dr
Elkhorn, NE 68022
(402) 289-4239
Rank: #2929.
Palisades Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 81% (Top 5%)
Reading: 77% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
16820 Chutney Dr
Gretna, NE 68028
(402) 895-2194
Rank: #3030.
Pine Creek Elementary School
Math: 79% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 79% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
7801 N Hws Cleveland Blvd
Bennington, NE 68007
(402) 238-2372
Rank: #3131.
Cavett Elementary School
Math: 79% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 78% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
7701 S 36th St
Lincoln, NE 68516
(402) 436-1131
Rank: #3232.
Hay Springs Elementary School
Math: 80-89% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 70-79% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-5
407 N Baker St
Hay Springs, NE 69347
(308) 638-4434
Rank: #33 - 3733. - 37.
Elmwood-murdock Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-6
400 West F St
Elmwood, NE 68349
(402) 994-2125
Rank: #33 - 3733. - 37.
Howells Senior High School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: 7-12
417 Center Street
Howells, NE 68641
(402) 986-1621
Rank: #33 - 3733. - 37.
Oakdale Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-6
3534 S 108th St
Omaha, NE 68144
(402) 390-6460
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